Myth Quiz #2-october 19, 2012

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Myth Quiz #2-october 19, 2012

This is quiz for Oak Harbor Middle School 7th graders over all of their myth notes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Check ALL the boxes that are reasons we study mythology.  There WILL be more than one. 
    • A. 

      To learn about past cultures.

    • B. 

      To explain the unexplainable.

    • C. 

      To teach a lesson called a moral.

    • D. 

      To give us hope and purpose.

    • E. 

      To entertain us.

    • F. 

      To learn factual information about actual events that really happened in history.

    • G. 

      To teach us a new religion.

  • 2. 
    The main character of a literary work is called...
    • A. 

      Antagonist

    • B. 

      Pessimist

    • C. 

      Optimist

    • D. 

      Protagonist

    • E. 

      Polyribonucleaicacidartemisal

  • 3. 
    Zeus, Posedion and Hades are brothers and the sons of Kronos. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The home of the gods. 
    • A. 

      Hades

    • B. 

      Olympus

    • C. 

      Camp Half Blood

    • D. 

      Crete

    • E. 

      Polyponesia

  • 5. 
    This is where the dead went in Greek mythology and also where the monsters and Titans were imprisoned. 
    • A. 

      Hades

    • B. 

      Olympus

    • C. 

      Camp Half Blood

    • D. 

      Crete

    • E. 

      Polyponesia

  • 6. 
    God of war. 
    • A. 

      Ares

    • B. 

      Demeter

    • C. 

      Hephaestus

    • D. 

      Aphrodite

    • E. 

      Hera

    • F. 

      Zeus

  • 7. 
    Goddess of the Harvest.
    • A. 

      Ares

    • B. 

      Demeter

    • C. 

      Hephaestus

    • D. 

      Aphrodite

    • E. 

      Hera

    • F. 

      Zeus

  • 8. 
    God of fire and blacksmith. 
    • A. 

      Ares

    • B. 

      Demeter

    • C. 

      Hephaestus

    • D. 

      Aphrodite

    • E. 

      Hera

    • F. 

      Zeus

  • 9. 
    Goddess of love and beauty.  Hubba-Bubba!
    • A. 

      Ares

    • B. 

      Demeter

    • C. 

      Hephaestus

    • D. 

      Aphrodite

    • E. 

      Hera

    • F. 

      Zeus

  • 10. 
    Very jealous goddess of marriage. Wife and sister of Zeus.
    • A. 

      Ares

    • B. 

      Demeter

    • C. 

      Hephaestus

    • D. 

      Aphrodite

    • E. 

      Hera

    • F. 

      Zeus

  • 11. 
    King of the gods. Thunderbolt is his symbol and the sky his realm. 
    • A. 

      Ares

    • B. 

      Demeter

    • C. 

      Hephaestus

    • D. 

      Aphrodite

    • E. 

      Hera

    • F. 

      Zeus

  • 12. 
    King of the sea.  The trident was his symbol. He created the horse. 
    • A. 

      Poseidon

    • B. 

      Hermes

    • C. 

      Athena

    • D. 

      Apollo

    • E. 

      Dionysus

    • F. 

      Artemis

  • 13. 
    Messenger of the gods. He carried a Caduceus. Faster than a text message. He was reliable and had winged feet.
    • A. 

      Poseidon

    • B. 

      Hermes

    • C. 

      Athena

    • D. 

      Apollo

    • E. 

      Dionysus

    • F. 

      Artemis

  • 14. 
    The owl is her symbol. She bested Ares in war more than once because she is the goddess of strategy and wisdom. She was born from Zeus's head. 
    • A. 

      Poseidon

    • B. 

      Hermes

    • C. 

      Athena

    • D. 

      Apollo

    • E. 

      Dionysus

    • F. 

      Artemis

  • 15. 
    He is a twin. God of music and archery. He drives a fiery chariot across the sky.  He is the sun god. 
    • A. 

      Poseidon

    • B. 

      Hermes

    • C. 

      Athena

    • D. 

      Apollo

    • E. 

      Dionysus

    • F. 

      Artemis

  • 16. 
    She is a twin. She is the moon. Goddess of the hunt. A deer is often her symbol. A great archer. 
    • A. 

      Poseidon

    • B. 

      Hermes

    • C. 

      Athena

    • D. 

      Apollo

    • E. 

      Dionysus

    • F. 

      Artemis

  • 17. 
    According to our notes, which of the following ARE elements of a Heroic Tale.
    • A. 

      Weapon

    • B. 

      Friends

    • C. 

      Clothing

    • D. 

      Youth

    • E. 

      Quest

    • F. 

      Battles

    • G. 

      Victory

    • H. 

      Intelligence and strength

  • 18. 
    Ugly. Unfortunate. The unlucky brother. God of the Underworld. 
    • A. 

      Zeus

    • B. 

      Poseidon

    • C. 

      Ares

    • D. 

      Hades

    • E. 

      Dionysus

    • F. 

      Apollo

  • 19. 
    The lesson we learn in a myth is called the: 
    • A. 

      Minotaur

    • B. 

      Mythos

    • C. 

      Muthos

    • D. 

      Moral

    • E. 

      Mercedes

  • 20. 
    Many of the gods have Roman names that are also the names of planets.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Hera's Roman name.
    • A. 

      Juno

    • B. 

      Siren

    • C. 

      Mars

    • D. 

      Ceres

  • 22. 
    Monster with at least 100 eyes; killed by Hermes; Hera had its eyes put into a peacock's tail
    • A. 

      Gorgon

    • B. 

      Argus

    • C. 

      Hydra

    • D. 

      Medusa

  • 23. 
    Has a single eye; made lightning bolts for Zeus
    • A. 

      Cyclops

    • B. 

      Medusa

    • C. 

      Argus

    • D. 

      Siren

  • 24. 
    Giant winged creature with heads of women; lived on rocks in the sea; their singing lured sailors to their death
    • A. 

      Cyclops

    • B. 

      Medusa

    • C. 

      Gorgon

    • D. 

      Siren

  • 25. 
    Ugly monster who lived on the edges of the world; one look in their eyes could turn you to stone
    • A. 

      Gorgon

    • B. 

      Cyclops

    • C. 

      Hera

    • D. 

      Argus

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